Agriculture Future of America is helping to equip college-age students to become allies for diversity in agriculture.
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2020 saw a national reckoning on American race relations, and the history of Black farmers became a key piece of the puzzle.
Justin Smith Morrill, a young senator from Vermont, had a vision for all Americans to have access to higher education — which, in the early 1800s, had been reserved for elite, wealthy white males. Morrill developed a proposal in 1857 to grant land to each state for the establishment of public universities. Morrill was determined […]